Re: Does anyone know what causes scar tissue?
All surgery causes scar tissue - scar tissue is a result of the body healing itself. If you have physical therapy after surgery - part of what PT does is to minimize scar tissue and the effects of it my working through it, massaging it, etc.
Rt thumb fusion '13. R&L thumb arthroplasty '12 ; RT TKR & Bilat CTS' 11. Fusions: L5-S1('87), L4-S1('93), C5-C7('06), L3-S1('10), C4-C5('13). C5-C7 foraminotomy '08